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2) What question(s) should always be asked in the acquisition planning processregarding small businesses?[Identify the role of the contract specialist and small businessprofessional on the Acquisition Team and the benefits of early involvement by the small businessprofessional in acquisition planning and market research.]Are there two or more capable small businesses that can perform the work? If not,are small businesses capable of performing as a subcontractor?Is there a local small business that is available to performthe work?Can a large business perform the work better than a smallbusiness?What subcontracting possibilities are there for large and smallbusinesses?3) What is defined as, “the Contracting Officer shall set aside any acquisition over$150,000 for small business participation with reasonable expectation that offers will bereceived from at least two responsible small businesses and award will be made at fairmarket prices”?[Explain the different types of small business set-asides, the Rule of Two, and theeligibility rules that firms follow to be eligible for a particular small business set-aside.]Rule ofTwoSmall BusinessReserveRule ofFiveSimplified AcquisitionThreshold
4) You are working on an unrestricted Request for Proposal for the conversion of apayroll system at a Federal installation. The project is a highly complex non-commercialsystem with an estimated cost of $17 million. Historically, contracts of this magnitudehave been awarded to large businesses; however several components are availablefrom small businesses. Other than making this a total small business set-aside, whatcan you do to ensure small businesses have an opportunity to participate in contractperformance?[Determine the requirements for a subcontracting plan.][RemediationAccessed :N]
5) Which evaluation factor can be used to help evaluate the small business utilization ofa vendor when doing a source selection?[Compare and contrast subcontracting plans andsmall business participation plans and the elements of each in the source selection evaluationprocess.]
6) Your agency is significantly below its designated small business goals. A contractorhas submitted a Request for Information (RFI) response to triple the highest rate everachieved for small business subcontract participation in their industry. Your smallbusiness professional considers the plan to be unrealistic. Given the RFI response, is itappropriate to include a monetary incentive to triple small business subcontractparticipation in your solicitation?

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